The Potomac Eagle is home to some of the best views you’ll get to experience in West Virginia. Our different selections of routes and trip hours will allow you to choose a unique experience when riding our train. View our selection of trips and choose what’s right for you.
Enjoy the scenic view during this 3-hour excursion. Our narrated journey will capture the beauty that surrounds the train as it goes southbound through the Trough to Sycamore bridge and back.
Sunset Trough Trip
Between May and September, there is one Friday a month, (two in June & July), where we host a Sunset Trough Trip. This gorgeous 3-hour trip goes southbound through the Trough to Sycamore Bridge and back, allowing you to take in the majestic colors as the sun sets below the horizon.
*Please note: Departure times vary per month, please be sure to note time of departure for your selected month*
All Day Trip to Petersburg
From May to October, we offer an 8-hour trip to Petersburg on the last Saturday of the month. During this trip, you’ll have a layover in Petersburg where you get to explore the quaint town and enjoy the unique shops and restaurants offered there.
This year we are pleased to announce we have added 2 additional All Day Trips- Schedule Sunday, September 11, and Saturday, November 12th.
Green Spring Special
Enjoy a 1.5 hour trip northbound to Green Spring, and take in the river views along the South Branch of the Potomac River as well as the beautiful farmland and rock cuts.
Can’t decide if you want to go on the Green Spring Special or the popular Trough Trip? Potomac Eagle offers a great combination trip at discounted rate to ride both great excursions on the same day.
Holiday Trough Trip
If your idea of a “white Christmas” includes lounging around and enjoying a great dining experience with your loved ones than this 3 hour Trough trip is for you. Enjoy a very wonderful and relaxing setting to help you escape the holiday chaos.
North Pole Express
Every winter, the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad brings families the journey of a lifetime. Experience the holidays with newfound joy as you and your kids board our train and get whisked away to the North Pole. From carolling, to milk and cookies, hot cocoa and cider, everyone can relive the magic this winter. Come see what else you’ll experience when you go on the North Pole Express!
To cancel your ticket, you must inform Potomac Eagle by 5PM the day before.
At this time no outside food or beverages will be allowed to be brought on the train! If you need to carry on a small cooler for medical purposes such as insulin injections then please inform the reservation office before the time of the trains departure.
Tickets that Include meal service require an advanced reservation. To cancel reservations involving meal service, cancellation must be made more than a week prior to departure date to obtain your full in house credit. A service fee will be deducted from your inhouse credit if meal service is cancelled less than one week prior to your excursion.
To purchase tickets after the cut off time, please call 304-424-0736.
Tickets are also available for purchase the day of the trip when you arrive at the station.
All reservations are assigned seats.
If you need to be seated with a separate reservation, please leave a comment or call 304-424-0736.